Dropped the Ball: 10 Places that could have been Black meccas but are Places Of Dissappointment instead

Salvador Brazil Salvador is 80% Black, it is the largest Black majority city outside of Africa, and it is known as Black Rome, it had the potential to be the Atlanta of Brazil, But is a city of high crime and poverty, Salvador and the state of Bahia are both 80% have never had a […]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil home of the World’s largest slave port

With a population of 7.4 million and a metro of 12.3 million Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. 48% of Rio’s Population is Black.  Rio was the home of the 2016 Olympics. Rio is also home to Rocinha favela the largest favela in Latin America. Twenty Five percent of Cariocas live […]

Salvador, Brazil the largest Black majority city outside Africa

Salvador is Brazil’s third largest city. Salvador has 3 million people with a metro of 4 million (making it 6th). Salvador is known as “Brazil’s capital of happiness” due to its countless popular outdoor parties, including its street carnival. The city has the largest carnival in the world.[8]Once the magnificent capital of Portugal’s great New World colony, […]

Game Changers: Entrepreneurs in Salvador, Bahia join forces for a new online venture that uses 100% black business owners and models!

  Note from BW of Brazil: For readers who may not know, when the term “black power”, said in English rather than “poder negro” in Portuguese, often times they are speaking of the afro hairstyle popularized by black Americans in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Leaders and representatives of this movement were recognized for […]

Game Changers:In historic fashion parade, rapper Emicida releases his clothing line at São Paulo Fashion Week with cast featuring 90% black models

In an historical parade, Emicida puts black and overweight models on as protagonists in SPFW with his clothing line It took a rapper invading the catwalk to show the obvious: a parade with mostly black models is as or more beautiful than a parade of Scandinavian whites. There is no possible argument after watching the […]